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NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 19, 2019 / comments

[HHS, Family Caregiver Support Program]

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize the nearly 90 million family caregivers who provide countless hours of care and support to their loved ones. "During Family Caregivers Month we want to acknowledge the selfless acts of love provided by caregivers in our County and let them know about local resources and supports," said Jennifer Cullen, supervisor of the El Dorado County Family Caregiver Support Program.

PG&E Caused El Dorado County Schools Closure Updates

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 19, 2019 / comments

El Dorado County schools and districts are closely monitoring PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff updates, and decisions regarding school closures are determined locally.

School closure updates may be found at http://edcoe.org/administrative-services/emergency-preparedness/school-closures

NOTE - CHECK LINK ABOVE FOR CURRENT UPDATES

Red Hawk Tribal Casino Loses $200K in Alleged Employee Embezzlement Plot

[Ed Silverstein]

Placerville, California’s Red Hawk Tribal Casino lost more than $200,000 in an alleged embezzlement scheme that led to the arrest of a venue employee and a patron.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led an investigation into an alleged embezzlement scheme at Red Hawk Tribal Casino. 

The pair, identified as Luc Mooc and Prak Pich, were arraigned Monday on charges in El Dorado County Superior Court before Judge Mark Ralphs.

Pich worked as a floor manager at the casino and extended credit lines to Mooc, a casino patron, according to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

Credit Line Allegations...

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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-17-19

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 18, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

[PR Pond]

AUDREY AUGER
JN1905057    AUDREY    JANINE    AUGER    F
PV    20191117    RELEASED    25    E
273.5    F    INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB    $50,000.00

Offspring of Drought Survivors - Future Tahoe Forest?

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2019 / comments

[Kat Kerlin / UC Davis, Sugar Pine seedlings were at a lathe house at the UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station before being planted in the forest.]

Sugar Pine seedlings were at a lathe house at the UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station before being planted in the forest.

California’s drought and bark-beetle infestation killed more than 129 million trees between 2012 and 2016 in the Sierra Nevada. But amid the devastation stood some survivors.

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